Brightline Developer Wants To Convert 1928 Courthouse Into Hotel

Miami Dade’s historic civil courthouse would be converted into a hotel, under a plan unveiled today by Florida East Coast Industries, the parent company of Brightline and All Aboard Florida. The courthouse building (built in 1928) would have 220 hotel rooms, along with ground...
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Florida National Guard soldiers conducting a rescue operation near Jacksonville, Florida, after Hurricane Irma. Courtesy the Florida National Guard

How Architects Can Fight Climate Change During the Midterms Elections

Architects Advocate, an activist network of architects focused on climate change, describes the new tools it’s releasing. by Tom Jacobs An unprecedented pattern of heat waves in the arctic. Devastating hurricanes and wildfires in the US. Sunny day flooding in the streets of...
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Floating homes in Amsterdam's IJBurg neighborhood. Waterstudio

How floating architecture could help save at-risk cities

Raftlike homes and buoyant buildings may be a fix for rising sea levels. by Kate Baggaley From New York to Shanghai, coastal cities around the world are at risk from rising sea levels and unpredictable storm surges. But rather than simply building higher seawalls to hold back...
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Apple is now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy

As part of its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment, apple has announced its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy. that includes stores, offices, and data centers powered from renewable energy sources such as solar,...
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